Research Coordinator – Prairie Climate Centre


Coordinates research team (including meetings, program planning, etc.).
Participates in grant writing activities (e.g., contribute to research design, timelines and budgets, coordinate research team application process, liaise with UW Research Office).
Plans research activities; develops ethics applications; communicates timelines/goals among team; equipment procurement; collaborates in delegation of responsibilities with research team.
Coordinates expenses and financial reporting on behalf of the PCC’s Co-directors.
Tracks research progress and monitoring projected goals/targets.
Plans post-data collection research activities – including: research report writing; coordinating team in determining article topics; etc.
Coordinates research trips and travel itineraries for team.
Develop interview schedules and liaising with and recruiting community members.
Participate in interviews and experiments, as team member or interviewer, and helping to oversee team during fieldwork.
Contribute to development of research instruments (e.g., consent procedures, survey questionnaire, survey programming online, focus group/interview protocol, and data collection methods for fieldwork).
Work with data analysis and interpretation and overall data management.
Coordinate interviews and fieldwork on behalf of Co-Directors and larger research team.
Produce drafts of final report, articles and videos including contribution to report/article structure; drafting sections of analysis reporting, literature review, methodology, introductory materials, glossary, appendices, multi-media outputs, etc.
Social media marketing and audience analysis for projects.
Helping the Co-directors of the Prairie Climate Centre to coordinate personnel, including research associates, post-docs, graduate students, and undergraduate research assistants.


Completion of a Master’s degree in related area.
Minimum 2 years of experience managing a large-scale projects.
Minimum 2 years of experience working in academic and/or research environment.
Minimum 2 years of experience with community-based research and/or outreach activities
Software proficiency including word processor, spreadsheet software, presentation software (such as PowerPoint), and scheduling software (Outlook, etc.).
Technical skills involved in multi-media communications would be an asset, specifically video-based storytelling, graphic design, and social media marketing and analysis.
Demonstrated track record related to fundraising and associated reporting.
Proficiency with qualitative and quantitative research would be ideal.


The Collective Agreement between The University of Winnipeg and The Association of Employees Supporting Education Services (AESES), Clause 6.3, Selection for Vacancy, states: The Employer agrees that Employees with seniority shall have preference in connection with appointments so far as it is practicable to do so, provided that their qualifications are relatively equal.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, first preference must be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


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